Friday, December 12, 2008

Weaning the Queen

I've been nursing Mae just twice a day (bedtime and morning) since she turned one (about 2 months now). I discontinued the morning feeding earlier this week, which went over okay... she's happy as long as I distract her with breakfast as soon as she gets out of bed.

Tomorrow I'm going to Chicago for a work conference, and I won't be back until Tuesday night... so I think tonight will be her last breastfeeding session.

I'm getting a little teary even as I type that. :)

She's ready, I'm ready, but it's bittersweet. She's probably my last baby, and I will miss the breastfeeding SO much. It has been such a fulfilling and beautiful (and grueling, at times) experience, and I have loved sharing that special bond with both of my kids. My baby is growing up!